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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Día de los Muertos Festivities Commence in Walla Walla

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter November 2, 2023

Leaves fall to the ground in vibrant flurries of red, yellow and orange as October comes to a close. Fall festivities, however, are just getting started as various groups on and off campus prepare for...

Photo by Sofia Del Fiol.

Culture and community: Whitman celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter October 20, 2022

A collaborative event between the Intercultural Center (IC) and Whitman Events Board (WEB) celebrated Hispanic Heritage month with an evening brightened by lively music, dancing and delicious food....

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Dia de los Muertos Festival Brings Students and Community Members Together

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 23, 2017

Although clouds occupied the sky, the atmosphere was sunny in downtown Walla Walla as music played and people walked around the fifth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. The festival went from Saturday,...

Day of the Dead Festival

Hannah Poukish and Tyler Warren October 28, 2015

Videographers Hannah Poukish, Tyler Warren, and reporter Eric Anderson explore the recent Dia de los Muertos Festival in Walla Walla, WA and investigate the relationship of Whitman College to the greater...

Photo by Madaline Stevens

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer October 28, 2015

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including...

An artist makes some last minute touches to her block. Photo by Marra Clay.

Second-annual Day of the Dead festival draws crowd for art

James Kennedy October 30, 2014
Attendees of second annual Dia de los Muertos celebration could see students' finished woodblocks inked up and pressed into prints via a steamroller, buy some authentic Mexican food or merchandise or even get in on the printmaking fun themselves by carving their own mini wood block to press onto a paper or t-shirt alongside the official student prints.

Happy Halloween!

Karah Kemmerly October 31, 2013
This week, The Pioneer went to the first annual Dia de los Muertos community festival to check out the student artwork. We also chatted with alumnus Stanley Wilson '66 about his 2004 thriller novel set in Walla Walla's supposedly haunted cemetery.
Club Latino breathes new life into Dia de los Muertos

Club Latino breathes new life into Dia de los Muertos

merrettkrahn November 4, 2009
Club Latino hopes to introduce and involve more members of the Whitman community with Dia de los Muertos celebration.
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